Springfield, Illinois 

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Population

116,313

+1.0% since 2010

Unemployment Rate

4.4%

Median Income

$48,848

Median Home Price

$105,400

Best Places to Live in Springfield, Illinois

Small capital city - Near the geographic center of Illinois. September, June and May are the most pleasant months in Springfield, while January and December are the least comfortable months.

Springfield, IL Housing Market
Lowest Priced HomesHOMES UNDER $250,000
Most Expensive ListingsHOMES $250,001 to $500,000
Largest HomesHOMES $500,001 to $750,000
Median Priced HomesHOMES $750,001 to $1,000,000
Pros
Capital-city amenities
Historic interest
Cost of living
Cons
Recreation
High violent crime
Low ethnic diversity

What Bert Has To Say About Springfield Metro Area

Springfield, the state capital, is a quiet agricultural center with a strong government presence. This quiet town with a fairly well-educated population has a substantial heritage built around Abraham Lincoln’s residence and activities. It is “altogether fitting” that the Lincoln memorabilia should be mixed into such a traditional, mid-American city.


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QUICK FACTS

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Country: United States
State: Illinois
County: Sangamon County
Metro Area: Springfield Metro Area
Political Ideology: Leaning liberal
City: Springfield
Zip Codes: 62704 62702 62703 62711 62712 62707 62701
Time zone: Central Standard Time (CST)
Elevation: 613 ft above sea level

Highlights

ECONOMY
The unemployment rate in Springfield is 4.4% (U.S. avg. is 3.7%). Recent job growth is Positive. Springfield jobs have increased by 0.2%. More Economy

COST OF LIVING
Compared to the rest of the country, Springfield's cost of living is 24.6% lower than the U.S. average. More Cost of Living or Compare Springfield's Cost of Living

WEATHER & CLIMATE
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VOTING
Sangamon county voted Republican in four of the last five Presidential elections, voting Democratic in 2008. More Voting Stats

POPULATION
Springfield's population is 116,313 people. Since 2010, it has had a population growth of 1.0%. Learn More...

TRANSPORTATION
Average Commute time is 17.6 minutes. The National Average is 26.4 minutes. Learn More...

REAL ESTATE
The median home cost in Springfield is Real Estate: $105,400. Home appreciation the last 10 years has been 0.0%.

SCHOOLS
Springfield public schools spend $15,118 per student. The average school expenditure in the U.S. is $12,383. There are about 14.5 students per teacher in Springfield. More Education



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Housing Market in Springfield

It's a good time to buy in Springfield. Home Appreciation is up 0.0% in the last 12 months.
The median home price in Springfield is $105,400.

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Reviews for Springfield   22 Reviews
We love Springfield - 5/31/2019
Our family has lived here for 12 years after living in major metro areas like Chicago, Philadelphia and Orange County, CA for work. As a mid-sized town (pop 112,000 in... Read More

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thank you for rating - 4/21/2013
thank you for putting down what Springfield is like it sounds horrible.... Read More

over run with crime, drugs, gangs, and poverty - 8/13/2011
The Lincoln connection and historical sites are wonderful but what could have been a very nice town was poorly managed and almost no preventive measures taken to keep... Read More


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ZIP CODES IN SPRINGFIELD, ILLINOIS
62704 62702 62703 62711 62712 62707 62701

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